About your police

Through these pages, you will find out more information about the workings of North Yorkshire Police - who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Pages in this section

  • Budget

    The budget for North Yorkshire Police force is set by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

  • Departments

    Find out more about some of the departments that make up North Yorkshire Police, including our Police Dog Section and our Firearms Support Unit.

  • Equality and diversity

    We are committed to providing the best possible policing service to all members of the community across North Yorkshire and the City of York with equality considerations embedded into all that we do.

  • History

    North Yorkshire Police came into being back in 1974, although the North Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary dates back to 1856.

  • Partnerships

    Police officers and staff work with a range of local, regional and national partner organisations and agencies to protect our communities.

  • Policing

    Within this section, we detail the core principles of what we do and how we do it. Read about our Policing Plan, our priorities and our performance.

  • Chief Officer Team

    Meet the Chief Constable and the other senior officers who lead North Yorkshire Police.

  • Who holds North Yorkshire Police to account?

    The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire is responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account and ensuring that the best policing service possible is delivered to the people of North Yorkshire and the City of York.